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CNN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
debate. we're going to do that here, but i do want to begin with talking taxes. yes. taxes. did you hear paul ryan, if i heard this correctly, if i heard paul ryan correctly, he said he cannot explain mitt romney's tax policy, at least not the whole thing because, well, it would take too long. we'll play some of that sound for you in a moment. romney and ryan, they are clear about this. that they would cut everyone's tax rate 20%. cut and dry, 20% rate cut. but, to protect the government's revenue stream, they would have to kill certain deductions and certain loopholes, but they won't be specific, won't say which ones those would be. here is congressman ryan, he starts by trumpeting the tax rate cut. >> lowering tax rates by broadening the tax base works. and you can -- >> but i have to -- >> no. >> but you haven't given me the math. i don't have the -- it would ta me too long to go through all the math. >> too long to go through the math, he says. but ryan did go on to hint, didn't promise, but he hinted that a romney administration would look at tax loopholes enjoyed by the wealthy. he
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
than usually taxing. some have called it the term of the century. >> reporter: now three months later the court is back. there are no signs of it cooling down. >> the justices are moving from the frying pan right into the fire. they are tackling some of the most difficult legal questions of the day. across the board probably the biggest term in at least a decade. >> reporter: cases involving the contentious issues of affirmative action, same-sex marriage, voting rights and abortion are all likely to come up this term which kicks off monday. >> there's some very exciting cases already on the docket. there's a lot more in the pipeline that may -- the courts could be making a decision on soon. >> reporter: another set of big decisions will bring even more scrutiny on the chief justice. rumors surfaced that the health care ruling he authored caused a personal rift with fellow conservative colleagues including justice antonin scalia. >> no. i haven't had a falling out with justice roberts. >> no words exchanged? >> no. >> slamming of doors? >> no. nothing like that. >> reporter: the other
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
's the governor, health care and obesity are important issues, overweight people tax the system much like smokers, is that an issue? >> the fact that he came out and became vulnerable is really what it's about and would have earned him those votes. look at obama telling america, i'm going to quit smoking for you, i'm going to work for it. michelle saying, watch him, let me know how he's doing. so i think the point is, we all have foibles. but when you talk about, you asked earlier about a politician potentially using drugs and alcohol. those kinds of chemicals affect their judgment and their decision-making ability when they have to make public policy, don. >> good point. >> that's a little different than someone reading the news and being judged for what she looks like, instead of how she thinks and what she does. >> go ahead, emme. >> absolutely, i agree with you, doctor. i think we have to take a look at this. the people who are larger in this country, it is the last laugh. it is the joke that's acceptable. it is truly -- there are children that are committing suicide, that are being home-scho
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